Cox sells off its AWS spectrum to Verizon Wireless; MIT develops new online course capabilities

Wireline news from across the Web:

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> ADTRAN has expanded its NetVanta 644 Global VoIP Media Gateway to ease the enterprise customer's migration from TDM to IP. Release

> Cox is selling its 20 MHz of Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) spectrum licenses covering 28 million POPs for $315 million to Verizon Wireless. Release

> Serbia will purchase back a 20 percent stake in state-run telco Telekom Srbija from Greece's OTE for $495.4 million. Article

> Michael Angelakis, vice chairman and CFO of Comcast Corporation, will participate in Citigroup's 22nd Annual Global Entertainment, Media and Telecommunications Conference in San Francisco, Calif. Release

> Ireland's ComReg welcomed Eircom's announcement to cut interconnection rates. Article

And finally... The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is creating new technology that will enable students taking online courses to use simulated labs, interact with professors and other students, and earn certificates. Article